Invited to participate in a research workshop organized by the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas - Austin, the author responded to its provocative title “The End of Public Space in the Latin American City?” with this discussion paper. The workshop was an interdisciplinary exploration of the controversies around the erosion of public space in Latin American Cities, and of the paradox between democratization processes and the expansion of physical divides and spatial segregation.
del Rio, Vicente
"Urban Design and The Future of Public Space in the Brazilian City,"
Focus: Journal of the City and Regional Planning Department:
1, Article 12.
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